Senior Estimator

AECOM   •  

Chantilly, VA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 31 days ago

Job Summary

The person who fills this position will be a member of the Price-to-Win Team within Management Services.  This person will be required to develop independent staffing estimates and some materials estimates for the Price-to-Win Team in order to assist in the development of competitive pricing targets for high priority bids (mostly on Government Contracts).  There is the potential for growth in this position to encompass the development of competitive intelligence, competitor profiles, and competitive landscapes, to assist with high-level pricing strategy, and potentially to develop PTW targets (after some training), but this is envisioned primarily as an estimating role.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop independent competitive staffing and materials estimates based on PWS, SOO, and/or SOWs issued primarily by US Federal Customers as part of RFP’s
  • Some customers may be Foreign Governments or commercial entities.
  • Interface with Capture, BD and Operations staff within and outside AECOM in order to get a more thorough understanding of requirements
  • Work with other member of the PTW Team to develop competitive pricing targets on bids requiring staffing and/or materials solutions.
  • Preparation of the Basis of cross-discipline Estimate - Construction to Services (Facilities, Vehicles, Aircraft, etc.)
  • Prepare bid analysis for scope, cost, and price – validates maintenance manuals, SME inputs to Commercial standards and/or company metrics, RSMEANS APPA, Gardnier, Chilton, Conklin & deDecker, Etc.
  • Conduct work requiring independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard estimating techniques, procedures, and criteria.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or construction or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training and 8+ years of experience in the Engineering or Construction Industry. 
  • Needs to understand estimating terminology, measures, concepts and principles for compiling bid proposals and construction means, methods, and sequences. 
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications, Requests-for-Proposals and contracts. 
  • Possess strong computer skills. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Sciences Degree, Strong Excel skills, experience pricing for Government contracts, experience with estimating staffing and materials requirements for Facility O&M, Construction, Aircraft Maintenance, Ground Vehicle Maintenance, and/or Construction.
  • Experience gathering competitive intelligence and developing competitor profiles and/or competitive landscapes.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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